|Game Theory -- Groks Science Show 2009-02-04 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Game theory is the field of study popularized by the depiction of John Nash in a Beautiful Mind. But, few may realize the relevance of game theory in everyday life. On this program, Dr. Len Fisher discussed the application of game theory to everyday situations.
Keywords: science; game theory; mathematics; economics
|Gamification -- Groks Science Show 2011-11-02 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
What makes some applications more useable and enjoyable than others? Gamification is a method for improving the rewarding aspects of any application and changing behavior. On this program, Gabe Zichermann discussed gamification by design.
Keywords: science; technology; gamification; groks
|Gamma Ray Bursts -- Groks Science Show 2004-08-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Gamma ray bursts occur following massive stellar events, but their presence still remains enigmatic. On this program, we examined the astrophysics behind these intriguing signals.
|Geek Cooking -- Groks Science Show 2010-11-24 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Science and cooking are intertwined. How can science be applied to create magnificent cuisine? On this program, Jeff Potter discussed cooking for geeks.
Keywords: science; cooking; geeks; groks
|Geek Dad -- Groks Science Show 2011-04-27 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Parenthood can be especially daunting, but being a geek may help. On this program, Ken Denmead discussed geeky activities for parents and their kids.
Keywords: science; geek; Dad; parenting; activities; technology; groks
|Gene Therapy, the Forever Fix -- Groks Science Show 2012-06-20|
Fifteen years ago, gene therapy was a promising technology with the potential to revolutionize medicine. Since then some of that potential has been fulfilled but the path from the lab to the clinic has been bumpy. Dr. Ricki Lewis joins us today to discuss that path and her new book, The Forever Fix.
Keywords: Groks; Science; gene therapy; Ricki Lewis; Gelsinger; Haas; Jesse Gelsinger; Forever Fix
|General Ignorance -- Groks Science Show 2007-10-17 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
There are some facts that are common knowledge, but these frequently turn out to be completely wrong. When does common knowledge become general ignorance? On this program, John Lloyd and John Mitchinson from the BBC program, QI, will discuss the book of general ignorance.
Keywords: science; common knowledge; ignorance
|Genes and Behavior -- Groks Science Show 2004-04-28 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
While most would readily accept that the brain controls behavior, few would acknowledge the role that genes play in shaping our actions. On this program, we investigated the link between genes and behavior with Prof. Gary Marcus from NYU.
|Genetic Testing -- Groks Science Show 2010-05-12 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Genetic testing is the centerpiece of predictive medicine. How can genetic tests inform and empower individuals regarding their health. On this program, Dr. Brandon Colby discussed outsmarting your genes.
Keywords: science; genetics; genetic tests; biology; public health; predictive medicine; groks
|Genetic Toxicology -- Groks Science Show 2008-07-09 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Toxicology tests have typically relied on outmoded and non-specific measures. On this program, Dr. Bruce Gillis discussed advances in genetic toxicology. In addition, Prof. Jerry Crabtree discussed transgenic technology.
Keywords: science; genetics
|Genetically-Engineered Soldiers -- Groks Science Show 2003-07-02 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
What if the military were designing genetically- engineered animals to serve as soldiers? That's the premise of a new novel by Stephen J. Cannell, based on current scientific technology. On this show, we explored the implications of such a development.
|Geobiology -- Groks Science Show 2002-05-08 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Geobiology is a rapidly emerging field that seeks to unite studies of geology with ongoing biological questions, for example the sensing of the earth's magnetic field by some organisms. This show featured an interview with the expert in the field of geobiology.
|Georg Greve @ WOS 3 Video - WOS3 Stream Team|
Wizards of OS 3. The Future of the Digital Commons Panel: WSIS: Globalization of Civil Society Georg Greve, President, Free Software Foundation Europe & European Spokesperson of the GNU Project
Keywords: free software; free content; free infrastructure
|Gillmor, Jarvis and Rosen - Gatekeepers No More? [DigiDemo 2004] - Gillmor, Jarvis and Rosen|
[Full title: Gatekeepers No More? The Grassroots Challenges the Journalistic Priesthood] Professional journalists have been the chief gatekeepers of news about political campaigns and governmental operations. That's changing, fast, as the Internet and other technical tools open up a variety of avenues for other participants in the information process. Campaign blogs are only one such avenue. MoveOn.org's invitation to the public to come up with anti-Bush advertisements showed the way toward a de...
Keywords: Conference Proceedings; Digital Democracy 2004
|Global Arms -- Groks Science Show 2011-11-23 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
The world of the arms trading continues to affect global political and economic affairs. Yet, few investigations have delved into the shadowy and corrupt world of global arms trading. On this program, Andrew Feinstein discussed this shadow world.
Keywords: science; technology; global arms; economics; groks
|Global Health Care -- Groks Science Show 2006-10-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Global health care disparaties are all to evident, made even more stark by the remarkable advances in medical science. But, what can be done to resolve these global health care inequities? On this program, Dr. Edward O'Neill, Jr. discussed health care solutions.
Keywords: science; health care
|Global Hothouse-- Groks Science Show 2010-05-26 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Environmental threats from global warming could be dealt with using natural processes occurring on the earth. On this program, Melanie Lenart discussed life in the hothouse.
Keywords: science; environment; global warming; groks
|Global Warnings -- Groks Science Show 2005-12-28 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Global warming is a larger threat than terrorism. So says this week's guest Sir David King, science advisor to UK Prime Minister Tony Blair. On this program, he discussed the indicators of this worldwide threat and counters the skeptics of climate change.
Keywords: science; global warming
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|Golden Hammer: Tech Watch Promo - Darusha Wehm|
A 30-second promo for the Golden Hammer: Tech Watch Podcast
|Good Grief -- Groks Science Show 2010-02-03 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Grieving is a complicated process, but one that has typically been characterized in the popular media using outmoded psychological models. On this program, Prof. George Bonanno discussed the Other Side of Sadness.
Keywords: science; grief; sadness; kubler-ross model; psychology; groks
|Gorilla Behavior -- Groks Science Show 2008-02-20 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Gorillas are genetically very similar to humans, however our behavior seems widely divergent. But, we may have more in common with our primate relatives than one might suspect. On this program, Andrew Grant discussed lessons from gorilla behavior.
Keywords: science; neuroethology; animal behavior
|Graphical Discovery -- Groks Science Show 2005-04-06 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
In this information age, presenting data simply and effectively is essential for comunicating ideas. Yet, the graphical display of data is a relatively recent innovation, as discussed on this program with Prof. Howard Wainer
|Gratitude -- Groks Science Show 2007-11-21 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Gratitude and thankfulness are often in short supply. But, what can science tell us about increasing our sense of thankfulness? On this program, Prof. Robert Emmons discussed the psychology of gratitude.
Keywords: science; gratitude; psychology
|Gravity's Engine -- Groks Science Show 2012-08-29 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
What can super-massive black holes tell us about the nature of our galaxy and the universe. On this program, Dr. Caleb Scharf discussed astrophysics and black holes.
Keywords: science; technology; gravity; black holes; physics
|groks558 - Forrest Gulden and Joanna Rowell|
You don't need to be a scientist to know that the Earth is round or that 2 + 2 = 4. So why are many scientific discoveries, like the geologic age of the Earth, discounted by so many people? On this episode, Dr. Phil Plait, Slate's "Bad Astronomy" blogger, joins us to discuss how science is presented in the media and why people sometimes believe very strange things.
Keywords: Phil Plait; Science; Media; Rubio; Astronomy; Groks; Politics
|groks564 - Joanna Rowell|
Bacteria are everywhere. They have been around on this planet for 4 billion years, and have permeated every environmental niche on the planet, including our own bodies! We are, after all, composed of 10 trillion human cells and 100 trillion bacterial cells. But how do you study the Earth's microbiome, and what influence do these bacteria have on our daily lives? On this episode, microbial ecologist Jack Gilbert joins us to discuss a very exciting collaborative study, the "Earth Microbiome Projec...
Keywords: microbiome; ecology; microbiology; Jack Gilbert; big data; Earth Microbiome Project